education

Omaha
3:14 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

Northwest High School, UNO students mark 9/11 anniversary with anti-bias event

A group of Northwest High School and UNO students will mark the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks with an event about understanding differences.

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Government
8:22 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Branstad calls for reducing college costs

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad called Tuesday for the state's public universities to reduce tuition costs by implementing a number of changes.

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Education
1:08 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Phoenix Scholarship Academy Welcomes Erin Gruwell

Erin Gruwell, Founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation, is the featured speaker for The Phoenix Academy’s Scholarship Luncheon on Wednesday, October 1st.

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Education
8:35 am
Fri September 5, 2014

Nebraska language arts standards plan wins key OK

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Officials representing the state's colleges have agreed that proposed state language arts standards will prepare students for college or a career once they graduate from high school.

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Education
8:19 am
Wed September 3, 2014

State scores in math, science, reading improve

77 percent of Nebraska students met or exceeded standards on statewide reading tests last year.

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Education
6:06 am
Wed September 3, 2014

Creighton University's enrollment is up

Creighton University has enrolled the second largest freshman class in school history with a total of 1,023 students.

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Education
6:52 am
Sat August 30, 2014

School board puts $421M bond measure on ballot

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha school board has placed a $421 million bond measure on the November ballot to repair old schools and eventually build more schools where student enrollment is increasi

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Politics & Elections
7:45 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

OPS bond issue goes to voters

Voters in the Omaha Public Schools district will decide in November if the district should borrow $421 million for a slate of projects.

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Education
1:00 am
Thu August 28, 2014

OPS board to decide if bond issue goes on November ballot

The Omaha Public Schools board will vote Thursday evening on whether or not to place a $421 million bond on the November 4th ballot.

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Education
3:09 pm
Tue August 26, 2014

OpenSky Releases a Report on K-12 Funding

The OpenSky Policy Institute has released a new report called Investing in our Future: An Overview of Nebraska’s Education Funding System.

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